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Clarinet Auditions

These are the requirements for entry into all undergraduate degree programs.

  • Scales: full-range chromatic, major and minor.
  • Two contrasting movements from the standard repertoire which can include two contrasting etudes.
  • Performance majors (B.M. Clarinet) should also include three stylistically contrasting orchestral excerpts.
  • Suggested composers include Weber, Saint-Saens, Poulenc, Finzi, Rose, Cavallini, Mozart, or Debussy. 

Faculty Contact: Stephanie Zelnick, zelnick@ku.edu

Fall 2021 Auditions

Please note: due to Covid 19 concerns, KU School of Music will be offering video auditions in lieu of the live auditions. After submission of a video audition, students are strongly encouraged to attend a faculty appointment over Zoom as scheduled upon video submission. Information about this can be found in the registration. The school is accepting videos auditions from now until June 1st with a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 



2021 Audition Registration


If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.

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